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with us. here's a look at what is coming up today -- italy. a trip to a prison island. russia -- the desperate life of many orphans. france -- how architects want to improve life in the suburbs. first, to turkey and its relationship with religious minorities. some are officially recognized in turkey. jews, a greek orthodox, and armenian christians. the turkish government has made concessions to christian minorities, such as returning property confiscated a long time ago. churches, for example. that has given armenians in turkey in fresh confidence boost, but their situation remains difficult. ankara still refuses to recognize the genocide of armenians under ottoman rule 100 years ago. officially, there are some 60,000 armenians in turkey, but the numbers could be rising. in some parts of turkey, descendants of armenians are now rediscovering their identity. >> home to a population of more than 1 million, the city is situated on the turkey -- turkish/i iraqi border. it is the unofficial capital of turkey. but it was not always. between the many minuets that make up the skyline
-board cameras are capturing more than usual in russia -- why dashboard cameras are capturing. it is tough times for spain battling its crippling economic crisis, and to make matters worse, many spanish politicians who are supposed to be leading the country out of the crisis are themselves the target of corruption allegations. >> even spain's prime minister has been implicated, but at his state of the nation address, he skirted the issue, instead playing up economic improvements and announcing a new tough line against corruption. >> it is his first state of the nation address, and it comes at a tough time -- his party is embroiled in a slush fund scandal. but he went on the attack, calling for cross-party support for anti-corruption drive. >> corruption is a problem that alarms the people and affects the image of spain. all corruption is unbearable. it is corrosive for civic spirit. it injures democracy and discredits spain. >> many spaniards remain skeptical, given the harsh austerity measures forced upon them. >> spain is a country full of corrupt people. i think that is terrible. >> the polit
>> ready to talk to syrian fighters, reports from russia that there's a change of heart. hello, this is al-jazeera, also in the news -- it first south korean female president takes power with a warning for the north. anchor in palestinian -- palestine over the death of a man in israeli custody. and a film about the iranian hostage crisis takes best picture at the oscars. syria is now ready to talk to armed groups in an attempt to stop nearly two years of civil war according to the country's foreign minister, who is in moscow holding talks with his russian counterpart. they said that further bloodshed should be avoided as it may lead to the collapse of syria. >> the opposition coalition has given out conditions for dialogue not meant to bide time , but they released the victim as a specially women. we are open to all options ending the killing and destruction. >> first, charlie is live for us from moscow with more on those developments. what more did they have to say? >> after saying that the syrian government is ready to dialogue, all of the who want dialogue, he went on to say
abandoned. isn't that feeling of abandonment justified when we think the vague powers and russia to help libya? -- the big powers and russia to help libya? >> i am not sure how justified it is -- the big powers rushed help libya? >> i am not sure how justified it is, but it is understandable people feel alone. people feel oppressed by a regime that will quite literally stop at nothing. >> the u.s. defense secretary wanted to arm the syrian rebels, but the white house did not want to. do you think there is a chance the white house might change its mind? >> i think it is inevitable with the change of team, particularly yith secretary of state carrkerr coming in, but there has to be a complete revamping of strategy. that may be a decision they come with. >> you think it would tips the balance at this point? >> what i would support as the united states making a move to form a relationship with carefully vetted rebel groups. i think the united states has come to the conclusion armed people on the ground are going to be dictating a series of's future -- dictating syria's future. it could inclu
libya and syria. it even has the support of russia. >> france's president francois hollande is hoping to drum up some business deals and avoid more tensions over a prominent french exile who has been making himself at home in russia. >> cordial talks, but the russian and french leaders could not be described as close friends. francois hollande came to moscow with seriously most guessing issue. he wants vladimir putin to rethink his support for the assad regime -- the most pressing issue being syria. he wants vladimir putin to rethink his support for the assad regime. it is a different frenchman whose company vladimir putin refers -- prefers, gerard depar diueu, who made another visit to russia earlier this week. he is treated as a hero wherever he goes. his presence has dominated french-russian relations of late. >> the french president has to ignore that and focus on his work. his main challenge is to expand trade relations between france and russia. france, right all eu countries, is in a crisis and needs new markets. >> is another of hollande -- that is another of hollande's priori
go out into the emerging market, place like africa, cash up in the 90s and sways across russia. the mobile commerce will allow us to replace cash and create financial inclusions. ashley: what about emergence? what are the face of this technology? >> it is not a huge cost, there is infrastructure costs to allow the structure to have capabilities in store, but it'll be a benefit by being able to talk to consumers, you can have coupons, to be a very different experience. ashley: 60% comes outside the united states, where are you seeing the most growth? where are you seeing the best growth? >> we are seeing great growth around asia. we are seeing huge growth in africa because we have opened up in the south of sahara area, and also seeing brazil powering on, the largest company for our business outside america. ashley: you mentioned china, russia, the inaccessible places. how do you reach potential customers? >> obviously we work through the banks and people like the post office in russia, there is in other areas. and the advent of mobile brings a new space to russia because in russ
things with good returns. >> the kremlin and russia is having a big privatization program, and you, on the other hand, are buying into some of these privatizations. how does that work, sir? >> we have focused on bringing top investors with us. we brought china investment corporation to invest in several transactions. last year 1.5 billion came from investors. so our approach is invest a little bit of money, but have investors since the walls come and invest in russia so it's all about increasing the partnership of foreign investors and of private investors in the foreign economy. >> we had the ipo going on at the moment, as well. you are a stakeholder in that, as well. can you tell us what the intentions are regarding that ipo? >> well, we're big deliverers in my business. we're a shareholder. we would like to increase our stake in the business and we would like to continue bringing investors with us. we already brought quite a few investors into the company. the ipo will be happening tonight. we have big delivery of the business because it's a monopoly stock exchange in russia. pr
nuclear weapons would signal reduced commitment to european security and embolden russia, who would seek to make use of that. if there were any such weakening of resolve, it would create instability, perhaps a crisis of confidence in europe, and potentially lead to more nuclear percolation. i outlined this in his first introductory. just to highlight whether this is true. there are questions in here. secondly, there is a question about whether deterrence are different in any way compare to those over here. and doesn't matter. there is also a question about what is driving this. are there increasing divisions between european and their attitudes towards russia? those are my questions. it is the american information security council, and we engage in discussions like this around nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation. but i'm going to introduce to you first dub brown, more formally lord browne, who is the secretary of defense around 2006 until 2009. he is also part of the european leadership network. we are talking about nuclear deterrence. i'm not. >> thank you very much. thank you for
sales in russia lead to a worse than expected fourth quarter in russia. >>> natixis shares up near 20%. unveiling a simpler structure on a special dividend. >>> and the final week of campaigni campaigning in italy with polls suggesting bersani has the lead. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> okay. first thing to say is we have three hours of the good stuff today. >> yes, we do. for all the americans on holiday today, we know you wouldn't want to miss a single second of it the the.we have so much going on. we're going to hear from wayne swan, sir phillip green, we're going to hear tr -- >> you are out of the fashion week, right sfp. >> yeah. i really enjoy getting the perspective from designers because what they say about where they're seeing strength tr around the world and frankly when you ask them and they say we're investing in digital that's as important if not more than what's happening in the retail world. >> did you see some great things? >> there are some pretty things there, as well. what was interesting is
that that will be a deterrent. >> two insanely scary videos. this first one is from russia. the person with the dash cam is driving down this road. look up at the road on the other side. >> oh. >> oh! >> oh! down came the power line. >> talk about an insanely close call for those two cars. it looks like one car rear-ends the suv. knocking that power line down. and coming straight to the car with the dash cam. >>> the person reacts very quickly. misses the car, but ends up on the side of the road. finally smashing into a log, which helps it stop. >> you know what, it looks like he got out uninjured, though. maybe a little bit of a scratch to his car, but not a bad accident, considering what just happened in front of him. >> here's another really scary moment. it's a dh cam on a big rig. you see houses, possibly businesses, many driveways, keep an eye on the suv up ahead. it has a rack on the roof. >> oh! >> yes. >> goes right in front of the semi and ends up smashing head-on. mind you this thing is orange. how could they have missed it? >> how do you miss a bright orange 18-wheeler. >> they use this colo
in russia. residents reported hearing and feeling this powerful blast followed by bright burning objects falling from the sky. >> wow. this happened earlier this morning. we're told buildings shook. car alarms went off. cell phone service was interrupted. russian officials tell us 247 people have been injured. >> my goodness. >> i think nine have been hospitalized. more than 200 injuries, most of those injuries from broken glass. >> boy, this is incredible. >> yeah. >> we'll have bill nye the science guy on later. maybe we can ask him about that cloud and what it means. >>> we're about to experience an extremely close encounter with an asteroid. a 150-wide space rock known as 2012 da-14 is expected to pass within 17,200 miles of earth. that's happening this afternoon. that could be the closest near-miss by an asteroid ever. the space rock won't be visible to the naked eye. the best chance to see it with the aid of a telescope will come at 2:44 eastern time this afternoon when the asteroid passes over the indiana ocean traveling at nearly 18,000 miles an hour. over the indian ocean. crazy
, in talking about another country, russia. you know, russia desperately wants to reproduce itself to the rest of the world. and not in some of the main it has been. they get this opportunity with the g20 coming up in september. crystal ball, do you see anything from a coordination standpoint from the g20, and -- having out of this? this? and easy russia's image change? >> i think this is a big opportunity for the prime minister to show what could happen in russia. we will just have to see. because they're sitting on all these oil reserves. we know where the price of oil is. but there as you know there's a lot of problems. and so we have to see whether communist, russia can show that it's taking some of these reforms it needs to take. and we will see. and this is a perfect opportunity to do so. so far i think, as i said, the only g20 meeting that really did any thing positive was the one in london. and i give credit to gordon brown. that was his greatest moment i think at that particular time. do it. no, i mean come effect very organized meetings. i was in korea. there was no one who can organ
to the assad regime. any negotiated settlement must be under the auspices of the united states and russia. there is growing acceptance within the opposition towards members of the government as something that other members of the opposition may have been earlier reluctant to endorse. they made it clear that until now this was an individual initiative. >> the olympic and pair olympic -- para olympic athlete, oscar pistorius, is accused of shooting his girlfriend dead. he said that he thought she was an intruder. we are going out to tanya, just outside the court. it seems that the heat of the case has turned from oscar pistorius to the lead investigator, hilton botha. remind us why. >> yes, that is absolutely right. because this morning there were these revelations that he is actually being investigated on seven counts of attempted murder. extraordinary, extraordinary developments in the story. they tried to pull a vehicle over and they fired into the vehicle, a minivan with seven people inside. the charges against them were dropped. you have to think that they were not pursuing anything be
putting their money currently. but to russia with love, currency wars coming to moscow as g-20 leaders meet there. did liesman go? if so, it's a big home coming. "squawk box" begins right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen. andrew ross sorkin is off today. our guest host this morning is sir martin sorrell. our top story, nightmare at sea. more than 4,000 passengers on the disabled carnival cruise cry oomph docked late last night. michelle caruso cabrera is there on scene. she's going to join us with more and what the means for carnival and the broader cruise industry overall. >>> we are tracking the markets this morning. a lot of excitement fueled in large part by deal activities. in the last few days aloep, we heard berkshire hathway is buying heinz for $3 billion. and comcast announcing a $16.7 deal to buy out ge's remaining stake in cnbc parent nbc universal. warn buffett on "squawk box" yesterday. >> i'm ready for on the another element. please, if you see any walking by, please call me. >> how much do you h
, republicans. and meetteorites strike a town in russia's ural mountains. let's get the update from lisa ferguson standing buy out in los angeles. >> hey, bill good morning, everyone. president obama is on the road but first off he is hosting the italian president who is ending his term in. this will serve as a fairrewell. he will speak at hyde park academy about his state of the union address and his plans to strengthen the middle class. he is spending time until palm city, florida. the president is pushing his plan for universal pre-school this week. but that could run into road blocks thanks to republican lawmakers who say early learning programs are not effective. >> that's despite an increasing amount of evidence on the benefits of childhood education programs, including higher high school graduation rates and reduced teen pregnancy and crime. some research actually suggests every single dollar invested in pre-kinder garden programs saves $7 down the road because those kids are less likely to involve themselves in risky behave. last year, only about
in those components on that part. you know, just as an aside, in talking about another country, russia, you know, russia desperately wants to reintroduce its self to the rest of the world. and not in some of the way that it has been. they have this opportunity with a g20 coming of in september. crystal ball. do you see anything from a coordinations standpoint from veggie 20 coming out of this? you see russia's image changing? >> well, i think this is a bigger opportunity for the prime minister to show what could happen. we will just have to see. they're sitting and these are reserves. we know where the price of oil is, but there are a lot of problems. and so we have tessie weather, you know, russia can show that it is taking some of these reforms it needs to take. we will see, and this is a perfect opporunity to do so. so far, i think, as i said, the only g20 meeting that really did anything positive was the one in london, and i give credit to gordon brown, that was his greatest moment, i think, at that particular time. the i mean, you have had very well organized meetings. i was in korea.
fashion model girlfriend in south africa. also a meteor hits central russia with the force of an atom bomb sending out a shock wave that rattled building, injuring more than 1100 people. >>> on this day in 1898, an explosion ripping through a u.s. battleship and put our nation on the path to war. it was a quiet night in havana harbor where the uss maine was stationed while cuba fought for its independence from spain. as most of the crew was sound asleep, a huge blast tore right through the hull and sank that ship. hundreds of helpless sailors still inside. americans immediately blamed spain and within months, our troops were headed in battle. the spanish-american war. later investigators suggested that the coal on board spontaneously ignited and spain was not to blame. but a deadly blast helped shape its history 115 years ago today. that does it for this fox report on a friday. have a terrific weekend. i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. we'll see you on monday. "the factor" starts now >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody
to monetize the russia angle going forward? >> tnk has been a successful venture for ten years and it's a joint venture that has run its course. russia is so important for the oil and gas industry. we've worked there for many years and made big differences in terms of russian oil and gas production. .i think we've taken what had been a bit of a problem and turned it into an opportunity and i'm very much looking forward to working with ross net. >> how are you going to monitor the opportunity in that respect? >> it has great potential. it's the largest oil producing country in the world. we'll own just under 20% of the shares. we'll have roles on the board, but i see a long cooperation potentially between bp and ross net and opportunities inside and outside of russia. plus i think we can help with many of its assets. i'm excited about it. >> now back to the earnings. around the increase in the dividend this year, is that the message then to shareholders, growing confidence? >> yes. bp has been through a bit of a long wave length transition here from 2010. we sure that our shareholders
their oscars. a new round of nuclear talks get therway between iran and u.s., uk, russia, china, france, and germany. american officials are attending the talks in context on -- inc. akhstan.nded -- in kaz talks likean wants this to put it on the world stage. it wants to be seen as having a lead role, especially when it comes to the control of nuclear weapons. after the collapse of the soviet gave up itshstan nuclear weapons. it wants to play the role of honest broker. it will be hard to make progress. in recent years, there have been several rounds of negotiations. little progress was made. each side comes to the table with strong demands. this group wants more access to nuclear sites for inspection. to uraniumran enrichment at five -- 5%. it is currently up to 20%. they want it to limit stockpiles of enriched uranium. iran wants the west to recognize its right of enrichment and to start to dithch the sanctions. the talks are sure to be difficult. the international community says it is bringing offers which are serious and substantial. upcoming elections to worry about. these negotiati
. >> scientists found the biggest fragment of a meteorite that exploded with the force of an atomic bomb in russia. it weighs almost 2 kilos and one of more than 100 bits found so far. it injured around 1500 people and damaged thousands of homes in siberia earlier this month. proof that good things come in small packages. an indian rocket put seven canadian satellites into orbit. they include two of the world's smallest telescopes. more from toronto. >> when you think of space science, you usually think big. the canadian satellites aboard aloft by this indian rocket are tiny, just 27 centimeters across, weighing less than 7 kilos each. >> we have done this before. >> back on earth, two more of the tube shape devices are getting ready for herb at the university of toronto's institute for aerospace studies. a total of six have been designed here. their task is formidable. but the manager telescopes' pointed deep into space, the satellite, data on cosmic explosions and primordial matter. >> the astronomy's -- astronomers are interested in spending big, massive stars. they tend to lead it brief and vi
>>> welcome to nhk world "newsline". people in central russia are talking about the close encounter they had with something that likely came from space. authorities say a meteorite came crashing down to earth shattering windows about 500 people were hurt. officials with the emergency situation's ministry say witnesses saw a burning object streaking through the sky on friday morning in the chelyabinsk region. that's 1500 kilometers east of moscow. they say the object emitted strong light and people heard a series of explosions. the officials say the impact damaged more than 300 buildings. glass fragments from shattered windows injured many people. teams are searching a radius of several hundred kilometers to find possible debris from the meteor. >> translator: the small asteroid entered the earth's atmosphere and starting burning. it looked like a bright fireball in the sky. the meteor fell faster than the speed of sound and we believe the shock wave is what shattered the windows. with this kind of size it's very difficult to detect until it actually hits the earth. it's fair to say
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of stuart just north of palm beach. and f.a.a. is now investigating. it streamed across russia's skyline sending up a blast and injuring more than 1200 people. (scream (screams) >> in the wake of the meteor, a professor is developing a new tracking system to detect when and where a meteor will hit. >> you can say it will be exactly such and so positioned to within a mill and it will happen at exactly such and such a time within the second. >> the project pre sently received 5 million in funding from nasa. one in russia insisted it was not a meteor, but john considerry a new weapons of mass destruction from texas in the united states. one of president obama's favorite spots to grab a bit. ray's hell burger, reportedly owes overdue rent and court fees and a second location closed for business and president obama has visited the spot with vice-president biden and russian president med investiga med did he ha med-- >> and how does he stay so-- >> those restaurants are popular in northern virginia, it's hard to believe. >> clayton: have you even at ray's hell burger. >> tucker: i don't, but
explodes in the sky over russia you'll want to see this. we're coming right back ♪ you know my heart burns for you... ♪ i'm up next, but now i'm sging the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! >> juan: thanks for staying with us. i'm juan williams in for bill o'reilly. in the personal story segment tonight, america's pastime, baseball. former mets catcher mike piazza entered the no spin zone earlier this week to talk to bill about the current state of the game and his new book "long shot" where he addresses his rivalry with yankees pitcher roger clemens and one of the most outrageous incidents in the history of the sport. >> in your book, you say you still hold a grudge. so let's roll the tape on it. >> the barrel of the bat comes back at roger clemens and he fires. the bat back towards piazza. >> that's a blatant act. foolish, foolish. man. >> i tell you, that is a blatant act right there. >> the whole clemens thing is funny because i get asked about it a lot. >> still mad at him? >> no, actual
o'clock this afternoon. >> in russia, a small army of workers are repairing thousands of windows that shattered from an exploding meteor's shockwave. that explosion happened friday in the ural mountains. it was equivalent to several atomic bombs and caused about 33 million dollars in damage. 12-hundred people were injured. crews are working in the cold weather to cover windows and gather clothes and food. and coming up in about 30 minutes, we'll talk to an astronomer from the chabot space and science center for two others that happened all >> the white house has drafted a new bill on immigration reform. a live look out decided this is san francisco. little did shaking out to be another nice day. will we back. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [ screams ] a rambunctious toddler? of course. uncle ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ yes. [ female announcer ] get more with e
little to show for her hard work. the reset with russia has malfunctioned, hindering any solution to the violence in syria. and middle east peace is nowhere to be seen. >> i don't think that secretary clinton has been a very consequently secretary of state. shi they'll be remembered mostly as a celebrity and a world traveler. a person with the greatest number of frequent flier miles. not for her impact on some huge policy issue u.s.-russia u.s.-china, some great crisis. >> clinton believes that's a narrow way of defining her role and the scope of american power. >> my first responsibility was to restore american leadership which had been tattered and damaged. so that was one of the reasons that i was out there day in and day out. and i think we not only reversed that view but we set the table for dealing with a lot of problems. >> for four years hillary clinton worked on the seventh floor of this building and traveled the globe. in the process she evolved from being a politician to being a stateswoman. and she achieved another remarkable fe
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. it was a meteor star, unrelated to the one in russia. >>> we do move on tonight and to south africa tonight, the heartbroken parents of oscar pistorius, now breaking their silence. defending him against the allegations that he murdered his girlfriend. and it comes as a reality show debuts with his slain girlfriend still in it. abc's bazi kanani reporting. >> reporter: the pistorius family coming forward today to defend their world-famous son, sharing for the first time the olympian's anguish. >> oscar, as you can imagine, is also numb with shock and grief. and total pain. >> reporter: that pain, visible when oscar pistorius wept in court yesterday, now facing murder charges and 25 years in prison. police say the double amputee, known as the blade runner, shot his cover model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, in the early hours of valentine's day. his house remains an active crime scene as investigators try to piece together what happened that night. they say neighbors heard arguing at the home just hours before the shooting. a major south african newspaper, reports today, the first neighbor and
couple out of russia. investigators in west texas say the death of little max was suspicious. yesterday, russia's children's rights commissioner said the boy had been beaten and abused. today he changed his wording to say that the police are investigating how the kid died. is he he is demanding the return of his younger brother, adopted by the couple as well. >> soledad, yes. russian officials are pretty angry about what they say was a delay in the u.s. state department informing them about the death of the 3-year-old max. they say it should have happened within 24 hours. instead, they found out one month later and it wasn't from the state department. it was through other channels. they backed away from some of the stronger language. they initially said this boy was killed, murdered and gave some details of the abuse he was said to have suffered. they now accept this is still being investigated. no one has been charged. but they very much want that to happen. brushing for prosecution and want someone to be punished severely this is being driven politically by politicians who now say it
of russia that makes for the most contaminated nuclear site on the planet. >> wow. >> at the time of sequester, taxpayers spend $2 billion per year just maintaining the cleanup operation. then it was revealed that hundreds of gallons of high-level toxic waste have been leaking over the last several years right into the ground. eventually into the ground water and maybe the columbia river. >> you say the most contaminated site in the world behind places in russia. who's at risk? >> we have to realize that nuclear waste is a toxic witch's brew of chemicals, the most dangerous known to science. plutonium, enriched uranium, nitric acid solvents all mixed in a liquid vat. and we have 56 million gallons worth of this toxic stuff. to get this into perspective, to get your head around this imagine 80 olympic-sized swimming pools containing the most toxic substance known to science of which two olympic-size swimming pools have leaked right into the ground and eventually into the water table and, perhaps, even into people's drinking water. >> what are you going to do? >> we
around the globe. >> speaking of major events, we're a year out from the olympics in russia. putin has stacked the deputy chief of the russian olympics. this is just happening. it's interesting to see people just as they're starting to focus, getting ready for the winter olympics. it's come up this time next year, we're kind of over the event and -- >> just a reminder, this is the winter olympics, in case you're warning. >> yeah. 2014. >> there you go. >> a lot of pressure on russia to deliver. a couple of other stories? >> shares in australia national bank are up at yearly highs. australia's biggest lender by assets cited lending revenues. the bank has been hampered by british representatives. reports ooh a sale of some 100 branches never materialized. >>> and a major story developing overnight in ireland. the country's move is in disarray as lawmakers dissipated without securing a bank with the ecb. the irish government hoped to announce the liquidation alongside the ecb. these were issued in 2009 to bail out angelo irish. the ecb says talks are still, quote, ongoing. few details are
the statement this week. it comes this week after the g-20 meeting this russia where the group is expected to -- from market determined exchange rat about growing rhetoric about currency wars. ross, it's kind of extraordinary when you're in a situation where they're talking about the need for emphasizing the need for market-based currencies. >> yeah, exactly. currencies were also discussed last night. the officials at the g-20 summit at the end of the week is a more appropriate place to discuss currency moves. >> silvia wadhwa is in brussels and she recently caught up with the french finance minister and began by asking him about just how concerned he is about the strength of the euro. >> in a strong euro to a dead euro. six months to go, the question is is the euro going to survive? the euro is going to survive. if people today buy the euro, it's because the euro gains confidence from the people. but at the same time, it's not a good news if we are not able to answer the aggressive attitudes on the parts of the world. we must fight the currencies. we must enter into currency wars. but at
russia and the impact it had on the entire globe. >>> a change of tune. why new jersey's governor now complaining loudly to the president about the response of hurricane sandy. >>> well, combination of some low clouds, higher clouds and mild morning, not nearly as cold as the last couple of mornings. that's for sure. it will be mostly sunny. upper 60s to low 70s. >>> all right. thank you, steve. >>> 7:13. the meteor that exploded in the skies over russia last month really made waves. we're talking about sound waves. scientists say the meteor unleashed a low frequency rumble felt around the world. the sound level, though, was far below what you and i can hear. but it's giving astronomers new clues about the meteor that injured more than a thousand people. >>> new jersey governor, chris christie, is asking the government to speed up federal aid to victims of hurricane sandy. he says flood insurance claims are processed too slowly. he even complained to president obama, calling the performance of the national flood insurance program unacceptage. more than 100,000 storm victims have filed
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